Earthquake risk: New fault discovered in earthquake-prone Southern California region

Earthquake risk: New fault discovered in earthquake-prone Southern California region

A swarm of nearly 200 small earthquakes that shook Southern California residents in the Salton Sea area last week raised concerns they might trigger a larger earthquake on the southern San Andreas Fault. At the same time, scientists published their recent discovery of a potentially significant fault that lies along the eastern edge of the Salton Sea. (Scripps Institution of Oceanography) Read more at sciencedaily.com

2016-10-05 14:33